is a Brazilian city, located on the southeast coast of
Brazil, in the state of São Paulo. The population in 2009 was 76,344, its
density was 182.5/km² and the area is 403 km². The Tropic of Capricorn
lies 25 km north. The municipality existed since 1636 and formed a part of
the old hereditary captaincy of Santo Amaro.
The archipelago municipality of Ilhabela is located on the east coast of the
city; the largest island of the archipelago is also called São Sebastião.
Between the city and the island, there is the São Sebastião channel with 30
kilometres in length, and